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Benjamin Rush

Benjamin Rush was a signer of the Declaration of Independence and a civic leader in Philadelphia, where he was a physician, politician, social reformer, humanitarian, and educator as well as the founder of Dickinson College. Rush attended the Continental Congress. His later self-description there was: "He aimed right." He served as Surgeon General of the Continental Army and became a professor of chemistry, medical theory, and clinical practice at the University... Read More

BornDecember 24, 1745
Byberry, Philadelphia County, Province of Pennsylvania, British America
DiedApril 19, 1813 (aged 67)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US
OccupationPhysician, writer, educator
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